Installing IDE drive into laptop Tags: Chipsets Laptops Fujitsu Motherboards Last response: August 17, 2010 4:02 AM in Motherboards Share Anonymous a b D Laptop a b V Motherboard February 26, 2010 6:17:48 PM Hello, I am trying to install an IDE drive into an old laptop. Laptop had a Fujitsu MHS2040at 40gb drive in it, new one is a Fujitsu MHV2080at 80gb. I get to the BIOS page and the new hard drive is recognised but I can't get any further. Help! More about : installing ide drive laptop albienoche August 17, 2010 4:02:20 AM I have the same exact problem. Doing a BIOS hard drive test works fine. When trying to install a new operating system the setup is not able to partition the drive. I have to investigate further. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumInstalling xp from ide adapter ForumHelp with installing hard disk drives on laptop and windows xp ForumWD Caviar Black 2TB 64 Cache Image Drive drops & stays IDE ForumExternal Maxtor IDE Drive Not being recognized ForumExternal Maxtor IDE Drive Not being recognized ForumInstalling Windows 7 on laptop drive ForumGhosting xp on an old ide drive and putting it on a new sata drive ForumSwapping IDE Hard Drive & SSD ForumSSD freezing using IDE -SATA adapter ForumHow to clone IDE to a SATA for boot drive ForumProblems Installing Win 7 on a Wiped Hard Drive Forum[ATA/ IDE ] Installs, can't access HD ForumXP setting laptop drive to UDMA-2, should be UDMA-5 -- ide .. ForumCannot install windows 7 on new wd hard drive on laptop ForumPC hangs at BIOS screen after updating graphics driver. ForumLaptop motherboard repair guide ForumUsb2 and external hard drive ForumWhere is CMOS jumper MOBO in inspiron 3800 laptop ForumWhere is BIOS in inspiron 3800 laptop ForumHow do I file a class action lawsuit against HP for a laptop that dioed three we More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !